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Quality Control & Optical Technician

Competitive Salary
Thurmaston ,

Cooke Optics Ltd are the premium lens manufacturer in the cinematography industry. To continue building the workforce to respond to increasing sales demands, we are looking to increase the staff in our glass production environment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reading engineering drawings to identify key criteria
  • Handling and delicate working with glass components
  • Optical Component Cleaning and checking
  • Visual Inspection to high industry standards
  • Reading engineering drawings to identify key measurements
  • Using a variety of measuring equipment and instrumentation
  • Recording of collected data using standard Microsoft office programs
  • Prioritising work load, adapting to constantly changing production requirement
  • Using optical assembly equipment, following documented procedures, to bond glass elements and measure results for success criteria

Essential qualities:

  • Practical aptitude and evidence of good hand skills
  • Ability to work and adapt in a friendly team environment
  • Good eyesight (corrected by glasses or contact lenses is not a problem)
  • Good attention to detail
  • Eager to learn and take in comprehensive training
  • Previous experience of working with small delicate components or in an inspection role is an advantage but not a pre-requisite

The hours of work are as follows:

  • Monday to Friday 37 hours a week


  • 5 weeks holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Company pension contributions of up to 8%.
  • Attendance bonus.

In return for the above the successful candidates will receive a competitive salary with full training and development prospects. Following the training the applicant will be expected to work with minimum supervision, therefore must be self-motivated with a mature and responsible outlook.

Please apply online.